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Bone marrow biopsy unnecessary for follicular lymphoma clinical trials

July 26, 2017
Bone marrow biopsy did not change response assessments after treatment among patients enrolled in clinical trials for follicular lymphoma, which…

Novel GERD treatment shows positive results

July 26, 2017
IW-3718, a novel formulation of bile acid sequestrant, significantly reduced heartburn severity in patients with uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux…

4D Molecular Therapeutics teams with Foundation Fighting Blindness to develop gene therapies

July 26, 2017
4D Molecular Therapeutics announced a partnership with Foundation Fighting Blindness to develop intravitreal gene therapeutics for patients with…
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Exercise, dieting in pregnancy lowers risk for diabetes, weight gain, C-section

July 26, 2017
Pregnant women who adhere to interventions based on healthy diet and moderate physical activity are less likely to develop gestational diabetes, gain…
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Good CV health in young adults leads to bigger brain volume

July 26, 2017
People who keep their hearts healthy when they are in their late teens and 20s, may have larger brains in their 40s and 50s, according to findings…

House approves Medicare bill recognizing O&P notes

July 26, 2017
The U.S. House of Representatives recently approved a bill that would recognize orthotists’ and prosthetists’ notes as part of the…
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Tool helps identify those risk for autism spectrum disorder

July 26, 2017
The Autism Observation Scale for Infants, or AOSI, can help ascertain young children with tuberous sclerosis complex who are at higher risk for…

ASCRS, ASOA representatives meet with Congress members at annual fly-in

July 26, 2017
About 50 physicians and ophthalmic administrators representing the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Society of…
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Opioid prescription rates for OA remained stable despite increased awareness of risks

July 26, 2017
Recently published results showed the rates of prescribing opioids for osteoarthritis remained stable between 2007 and 2014, despite the increased…

‘Unprecedented’ dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka exceeds 107,000 cases

July 26, 2017
The Epidemiology Unit of Sri Lanka’s ministry of health has been notified of 107,015 suspected cases of dengue fever since January, which WHO…
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Different sutures yielded similar cosmetic outcomes in facial surgery

July 26, 2017
Simple interrupted sutures and running subcuticular sutures resulted in similar cosmetic outcomes at 12 months, according to recent findings. The…
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Adjuvant ovarian function suppression in young women

July 26, 2017
Adjuvant ovarian function suppression with either tamoxifen or exemestane significantly improved the breast cancer–free interval in young women…
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In-unit suicide attempts doubles risk in Army soldiers

July 26, 2017
Army soldiers in a unit with five or more suicide attempts in the past year were twice as likely to attempt suicide, compared with peers in units…
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Bariatric surgery type may predict postoperative BMI

July 26, 2017
Adults who undergo bariatric surgery have a greater chance of reducing BMI to less than 30 kg/m2 if they undergo a sleeve gastrectomy, gastric…
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Distal tibia allograft reconstruction yielded outcomes similar to Latarjet

July 26, 2017
TORONTO — Patients who underwent distal tibia allograft reconstruction had similar clinical outcomes, complication and recurrence rates…
FDA News

FDA approves new rapid C. diff test

July 26, 2017
Luminex announced that the FDA has cleared its Aries C. difficile assay for rapid detection of the infection. The real-time polymerase chain…
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NASH linked to early markers of hypertrophy

July 26, 2017
A retrospective study revealed a link between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and changes in myocardial structure as well as increased left atrial…
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Late-night salivary cortisol accurate test for Cushing's syndrome in obesity, PCOS

July 26, 2017
Measuring late-night salivary cortisol levels was an accurate method for diagnosing Cushing’s syndrome among women with polycystic ovary…
FDA News

FDA grants fast track designation to caplacizumab for rare blood disorder

July 26, 2017
The FDA granted fast track designation to caplacizumab for the treatment of acquired thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, according to the…

Survey finds nearly half of parents believe schools should provide sunscreen

July 26, 2017
A survey of 551 U.S. parents with children younger than 18 years old found that 48% believed schools should provide sunscreen for students to use at…
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